The Canadian Press

2007-02-19 | Afghanistan Heroes

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On February 19th, Governor General Michaelle Jean presented medals to six soldiers who performed extraordinary deeds under fire in Afghanistan. It was the first time the decorations for military valor were awarded since they were created 13 years ago. Major William Fletcher, who was awarded the Star of Military Valor for his heroism in Afghanistan, said soldiers have an indescribable bond. (Fletcher was honored for leading his soldiers under heavy fire.)

Date: 2007-02-19
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it's really hard to explain you know what's been said that the guys fight between a country you go to war between country and fight for your fireteam part of the guy by your side and I think that's very true that there's a bond that I really can't put into words that I got with the soldiers that I was overseas with >>